Computer Aided Design

Completion:classified accreditation
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Janda Marcel, Ing., Ph.D., BUT
Instructor:Janda Marcel, Ing., Ph.D., BUT
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Power Electrical and Electronic Engineeering FEEC BUT
Learning objectives:
  The aim is to help project manage the complete modeling of electric machines and devices using advanced CAD systems, creating new functions and use of other programs for the calculation of physical fields (FEMM, Ansys).
  Introduction to CAD / CAM. Repeat the process of creating songs and drawings Systems Hardware, Software. Standardization in the field of CAD. Design and construction of computers. Implementation of CAD in the area of electric machines and devices. Methods of CAD in practice. The effectiveness of computer support. Practical exercises in AutoCAD, programming in AutoLISP, engineering and design of electric machines and devices. Animation and visualization (3D Studio MAX).
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Basic knowledge of modern CAD systems and basic knowledge of drawings.
Subject specific learning outcomes and competences:
  Student Graduation of the subject is able to:
  • Create a simple (stator, rotor) and complex (shaped winding) of electrical machinery,
  • Create a complete set of tools with regard to the custody of individual elements,
  • Create a full drawings of parts and assemblies,
  • Set up the environment for creating and drawing dokumetnace under applicable neorenm,
  • Create a simplified shootout part modeled machines,
  • Create any full-featured animation modeled flotator for advertising or other purposes,
  • Using the Content Center in Autodesk Inventor,
  • Use Vault Server for team work in the construction of electrical machinery and apparatus,
  • Key components of mechanical stress calculations using FEM.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  Information on CAD systems.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
 First Creation of technical documentation
Second Creation of technical documentation
3rd Creation of technical documentation
4th Basic concepts and principles of AutoCAD
5th Solid and surface modeling, parametric programs
6th Adaptive Modeling in Inventor
7th Creating drawings in AutoCAD 1
8th Creating drawings in AutoCAD 2
9th Content Center in Inventor
10th visualization 1
11th visualization 2
12th Computer software 1 (FEMM, Ansys) - Import model file formats
13th Computer software 2 (FEMM, Ansys) - Solving simple physical problems
Fundamental literature:
  • 3D Studio - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc
  • AutoCAD - Reference Manual, Autodesk, Inc
Study literature:
  • Omura, G.: Mistrovství v AutoCADu, Computer Press. (in Czech)
Controlled instruction:
  The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.
Progress assessment:
  Teaching methods include exercises on computers. The course uses e-learning.

Project 1 - Autodesk Autocad 30 points
Project 2 - Autodesk Inventor - drawings 30 points
Project 3 - Autodeks Inventor - Visualization 30 points
Midterm exam 10 points